26-year-old Peterborough woman charged with first-degree murder in death of 60-year-old Lakefield man

Victim was found with serious injuries in a Lakefield home early Friday afternoon

Police car lights. (Stock photo)

A 26-year-old Peterborough woman is facing a charge of first degree murder after a 60-year-old Lakefield man died on Friday afternoon (November 10).

At around 1:30 p.m. on Friday, officers were called to a home in the Queen Street and Burnham Street in Lakefield where they found a 60-year-old Lakefield man with serious injuries.

The man was transported to Peterborough Regional Health Centre where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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Police arrested a 26-year-old Peterborough woman at the scene, who has since been charged with first degree murder.

The accused woman is being held in custody for a court appearance on Saturday.

There will continue to be a police presence in the Queen Street and Burnham Street area as the investigation continues.